Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
180 Doctors are Online

What should I do on Irregular Bowel Movements after surgery ?

Hello Doctor , I had a surgery for rectal prolapse (End to end colorectal anastomosis ) I have a problem of incomplete and irregular bowel evacuation. In the morning I have 3 bowel movements and still I feel incomplete. 6 times a day I have bowel movements exactly after every meal . Please let me know what are the procedures to cure this issue. I had this surgery two years back and i am still having the trouble. At times some white liquid comes out of anus and it wets my underwear and trousers. Please let me know what should I do on this ?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jul 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  154
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare forum.
Use stool bulk forming agent which makes stool soft as well as bulky and it will give you sensation of complete evacuation. Drink plenty of fluids and alonge with that eat more fruits and vegetables.
The white discharge Your are having is suggestive of some lower gastrointestinal infection. This might be a cause of increased frequency of passing stool. To know the exact microorganism you will require test of culture and sensitivity.
Consult your doctor with this reports, so that he can start appropriate antibiotic for you.
Best wishes for your health.
Answered: Wed, 13 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor